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Skinny repeal: Yet another terrible health care idea from the GOP

Skinny repeal: Yet another terrible health care idea from the GOP

Our view: With all other options failing, Republicans are turning to an Obamacare repeal plan that doesn’t even address their own concerns about the ACA

Just when you thought Republicans had exhausted the universe of bad ideas for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appears poised to pull out yet another loser: the “skinny repeal.” What’s so bizarre about it is that it does nothing to address — and even exacerbates — the aspects of Obamacare that have been driving the effort to repeal and replace the act for the last decade. It is at best a cynical ploy to make conservative voters believe Republicans have...

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